Tobin Tax

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Name: Tobin Tax
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

New Taxes Approved in El Salvador

From a statement by the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador :Companies with more than $150 thousand in sales a year will pay a minimum tax rate with the new tax reform s.During the plenary session on Wednesday approval was given, with 44 votes, to amendments ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Hedge Funds Keep Singapore’s Asset Management Industry Afloat

Singapore’s position as Asia’s premier financial trading hub was strengthened as the country’s central bank reported an increase in assets held by buy-side firms. There was a significant increase in funds held by hedge funds and private equity firms. ... [Published Forex Magnates - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Randy Wray: Tax Bads, Not Goods

Yves here. There’s a very good discussion in comments at New Economic Perspectives on how to add to or improve upon some of Wray’s “tax bads” ideas. One issue that some readers are are likely to find bothersome is that sin taxes are regressive, as in ... [Published naked capitalism - Jun 19 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Property, Tobin Tax
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

A global system failure: risk and reform

The global financial elite has ignored the radical lessons of the post-2007 crisis. But these are needed more than ever.  Almost seven years after the financial cataclysm of 2007-08 and subsequently, leading figures in the banking world are talking ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 29 2014]
Entities: Climate, Risk, Mark Carney
First reported May 27 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 1 reports

The habits of the heart: substantive democracy after the European elections

Despite the dramatic spread of democratic procedures in recent decades, there is a profound and growing deficit in substantivedemocracy everywhere. ‘They call it democracy but it isn’t’ was one of theslogans of the Spanish indignados. EU president ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 27 2014]
First reported May 04 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: ECJ Rejects UK Challenge To EU FTT

The Mayor of London has expressed disappointment at the European Court of Justice's decision to reject the UK's legal challenge against a proposed European Union financial transaction tax (FTT).Reacting to the ruling, issued on April 30, Boris Johnson ... [Published Tax-News.com - May 04 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

European Courts Reject UK Challenge to the Transaction Tax

Europe’s top court has rejected the UK’s challenge to the introduction of an EU financial transactions tax (FTT), which ministers have said will damage British firms. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) described the UK’s challenge as premature, since ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective SULEIKA REINERS 26 April 2014 A well constituted financial transaction tax (FTT, or Tobin tax) can not only reduce levels of inequality but also curb some of the destructive elements of financial ... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Apr 30 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Tobin Tax, Inequality
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 2 reports

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective

A well constituted financial transaction tax (FTT, or Tobin tax) can not only reduce levels of inequality but also curb some of the destructive elements of financial activity and make a positive contribution to economic growth. Just as with any other ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 26 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 4 reports

City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling

Rapid progress of the case at the European Court of Justice, which will make its judgment next week, augurs ill for UK prospects, says a think-tank ... [Published FT.com - Financials - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

High-frequency trading is a blight on markets that the Tobin tax can cure

This week the dark side of the world of algorithmic trading in financial markets has twice been in the spotlight. First was the release of Michael Lewis's explosive new book, Flash Boys: Cracking the Money Code, which highlights many worrying practices ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: EU legal opinion opens door to Tobin tax on forex

LONDON (Reuters) - Deals from the multi-trillion euro a day foreign exchange market could in principle be included in a tax on financial transactions, a legal opinion from European Union lawyers seen by Reuters said. ... [Published Reuters: Business News - Mar 18 2014]

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...the reforms have been widely analyzed and that within the Committee of Treasury and Budget, various different actors in society were listened to. "We must make an effort to make the tax structure more equitable and that those who earn more pay more. The retention of 1% would ensure that a portion of the tax payable by companies, is now available and that they can comply with what is applicable under the law. There is no reason to be shocked by that. It is an act of responsibility to the poor" she said
...How and when such a meltdown might happen is impossible to predict, but the risk most definitely still exists (see " The global crisis: seeing it whole ", 1 May 2014)"
"Likewise, the contested decision contains no provision on the issue of expenditure linked to the implementation of enhanced cooperation. That issue can therefore not be examined before the introduction of the FTT" the statement added
LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. " I wish I'd been omniscient and seen the crisis coming ." Dr. B S Bernanke. December 2010. Game, set and match, declared the Fed’s talking chair yesterday, the US recovery “has picked up recently.”

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New Taxes Approved in El Salvador [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 04 2014]
Hedge Funds Keep Singapore’s Asset Management I... [Published Forex Magnates - Jul 30 2014]
Randy Wray: Tax Bads, Not Goods [Published naked capitalism - Jun 19 2014]
Confronting Financialization on Steroids [Published naked capitalism - Jun 09 2014]
A global system failure: risk and reform [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 29 2014]
The habits of the heart: substantive democracy ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 27 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, May 18... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 20 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News – May 1... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 14 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, May 4,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 05 2014]
Tax-News.com: ECJ Rejects UK Challenge To EU FTT [Published Tax-News.com - May 04 2014]
Mission Accomplished. [Published London Irvine Report - May 01 2014]
In the papers: AstraZeneca, Bitcoins, and Co-op [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - May 01 2014]
GBP/USD – Moves to Four Year High at 1.69 [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 01 2014]
European Courts Reject UK Challenge to the Tran... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Apr 30 2014]
Only a broad-based financial transaction tax wi... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Apr 30 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, April ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 28 2014]
Only a broad-based financial transaction tax wi... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 26 2014]
City faces prospect of 'Robin Hood tax' decisio... [Published Telegraph - Apr 25 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - Financials - Apr 24 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - Brussels - Apr 24 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - World, Europe - Apr 24 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - UK News - Apr 24 2014]
Tax-News.com: emeta In Final EU Tax Harmonizati... [Published Tax-News.com - Apr 15 2014]
What do the parties think about... Economy and ... [Published Radio Sweden - Apr 11 2014]
What do the parties think about... EU powers an... [Published Radio Sweden - Apr 11 2014]
High-frequency trading is a blight on markets t... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
It is bust, so fix it: time to discuss the basi... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Mar 31 2014]
Exclusive: EU legal opinion opens door to Tobin... [Published Reuters: Business News - Mar 18 2014]
Tax-News.com: Law Society Says FTT Must Respect... [Published Tax-News.com - Feb 24 2014]
China Tobin tax, shadow banking and moral hazar... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Jan 30 2014]
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Randy Wray: Tax Bads, Not Goods [Published naked capitalism - Jun 19 2014]
Yves here. There’s a very good discussion in comments at New Economic Perspectives on how to add to or improve upon some of Wray’s “tax bads” ideas. One issue that some readers are are likely to find bothersome is that sin taxes are regressive, as in ...
Confronting Financialization on Steroids [Published naked capitalism - Jun 09 2014]
Lambert here: Among other things, an interesting discussion of public purpose and the role of the state. By Costas Lapavitsas, Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Originally published at Triple ...
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This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Confronting a New Age of ConsequencesMay 18, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , WAIS , CEM , ...
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